The AdventureQuest team has announced that players who die in the game will no longer see the nine second grayed out screen but will be forced to watch an ad instead. As developers say, "players scoffed at how there was no real punishment for dying in AQWorlds". Apparently, now there is.
Previously, AdventureQuest Worlds players who died in-game would be faced with a grayed out screen showing their character on the ground and a nine second countdown before they could return back to life. With this new change, when a player dies, Death makes a personal appearance on the player’s screen and says a witty line while showing a static ad of an Artix Entertainment-related game or item.
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